Josie Johnson (1901 - 1981)

Josie Johnson
1901 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Josie Johnson was born on July 17, 1901. She died in June 1981 at age 79. We know that Josie Johnson had been residing in Petersburg, Petersburg City County, Virginia 23803.

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Josie Johnson passed away in June 1981 at 79 years of age. She was born on July 17, 1901. We are unaware of information about Josie's immediate family. We know that Josie Johnson had been residing in Petersburg, Petersburg City County, Virginia 23803.
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In 1901, in the year that Josie Johnson was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1911, when she was just 10 years old, the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1931, when she was 30 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1941, Josie was 40 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1981, in the year of Josie Johnson's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Other Josie Johnsons

around 1924 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
Jul 29, 1933 - Jun 17, 2012
Apr 2, 1920 - Apr 10, 1996
around 1948 - Unknown
around 1971 - Unknown
around 1945 - Unknown
around 1962 - Unknown
around 1945 - Unknown
around 1940 - Unknown
around 1938 - Unknown
around 1957 - Unknown
around 1937 - Unknown
around 1933 - Unknown
Nov 30, 1987 - Sep 28, 1999
Aug 25, 1917 - December 1984
Oct 24, 1950 - Apr 20, 2004
Oct 10, 1949 - Jun 29, 2007
Oct 29, 1933 - Jun 17, 2006
Dec 4, 1882 - October 1979

Other Johnsons

Jan 29, 1931 - Sep 2, 2007
May 26, 1929 - September 1965
Mar 11 - January 1958
Oct 6, 1928 - Oct 3, 2003
Dec 26, 1935 - Oct 21, 2007
Aug 17, 1923 - August 1986
Oct 20, 1927 - Jan 15, 2000
Mar 29, 1930 - Nov 8, 2010
Jul 4, 1902 - December 1974
Aug 22, 1934 - August 1982
Jan 29, 1905 - April 1984
Feb 29, 1892 - November 1967
Feb 25, 1925 - Aug 29, 1996
Nov 20, 1898 - May 7, 1991
Oct 31, 1932 - Dec 15, 2008
Nov 16, 1929 - July 1978
Feb 8, 1935 - October 1987
Oct 11, 1934 - Aug 3, 2001
Mar 4, 1939 - January 1988
Apr 10, 1934 - Apr 12, 1996

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Aug 31, 1913 - March 1974
Mar 2, 1925 - November 1973
Sep 1, 1901 - July 1964
Mar 21, 1923 - Apr 26, 2011
Oct 14, 1932 - Apr 23, 1995
Sep 17, 1928 - Aug 3, 1991
Apr 4, 1932 - Feb 15, 2001
Dec 17, 1932 - Aug 25, 2008
Feb 1, 1928 - Sep 9, 1999
May 3, 1910 - December 1980
Mar 30, 1920 - Mar 20, 2001
Dec 15, 1925 - June 1984
Sep 30, 1918 - Dec 10, 2005
Dec 30, 1928 - Nov 15, 1993
Oct 31, 1928 - Apr 10, 2008
Feb 5, 1935 - Jul 7, 2010
Nov 23, 1921 - October 1983
Jul 26, 1904 - January 1985
Apr 14, 1928 - Mar 15, 1998
Mar 13, 1908 - March 1987
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